Place:Liskeard, Cornwall, England

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NameLiskeard
Alt namesLiscarretsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 60
Lys Kerwydsource: Wikipedia
Lyskerryssource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates50.467°N 4.467°W
Located inCornwall, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Liskeard is an ancient stannary and market town and civil parish in south east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

Liskeard is situated approximately 20 miles (32 km) west of Plymouth, west of the River Tamar and the border with Devon, and 12 miles (20 km) east of Bodmin. The town is at the head of the Looe valley in the ancient hundred of West Wivelshire and has a population of 9,417. Liskeard was the base of the former Caradon District Council and it still has a town council.

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